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Winter, Max

Summary: Presents an overview of the Afghanistan War, including history, important people and battles, and a timeline of events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Childs World 2015

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Firme, Tom

Summary: "Learn about the histories of the Persian Gulf (1991), Afghanistan (2001-2014), and Iraq Wars (2003-2011) in this volume of History Summarized. Each volume in this series concisely surveys a major historical event or interrelated series of events or a major cultural, economic, political, or social movement." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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North, Oliver.

Summary: A "chronicle of our national heroes' sacrifices and triumphs in Iraq and Afghanistan after their return to the homefront"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 NOR

Stanton, Doug.

Summary: Documents the post-September 11 mission during which a small band of Special Forces soldiers captured the strategic Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif as part of an effort to defeat the Taliban, in a dramatic account that includes testimonies by Afghanistan citizens whose lives were changed by the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 958.10 Stanton 2009

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1047 STA
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 958.1047 STA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1047 STA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 958.1047 STA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 958.1047 Sta

Shaffer, Anthony

Summary: Shaffer delivers an exciting, eyewitness account of fighting terrorism in Afghanistan using the military's most cutting-edge espionage tactics. Just before St. Martin's Press release of the book, The Department of Defense and the Defense Intelligence Agency, demanded the author and the publisher produce the book for review. They met with the author to review changes and redactions that they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2010

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 958.105 SHA

West, Francis J.

Summary: Presents an account of a persevering Marine platoon's experiences in one of the most violent districts in Afghanistan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2014

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Spradlin, Michael P.

Summary: When his helicopter crashes in Kunar Province in Afghanistan, Lieutenant Jamal Jenkins is cut off from the forward base where the rest of his pararescue team is under fire--injured and captured by the Taliban Jenkins struggles to survive while the rest of his team sets out to find and rescue him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SPR

Donald, Mark L.

Summary: A memoir from a SEAL and medic in which he explores his 25-year career in dangerous combat missions and the post-traumatic stress disorder that developed at home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DONALD, MARK L DON

Groberg, Florent

Summary: Describes the author's childhood relocation from France to the U.S., where as a naturalized citizen he joined the military and served multiple tours in Afghanistan before he was wounded while protecting his patrol from a suicide bomber.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GROBERG, FLORENT GRO

Stanton, Doug.

Summary: Drawing on in-country observations and exclusive interviews, Stanton delivers the jaw-dropping tale of how 12 top-secret commandos slip into Afghanistan, kill Al Qaeda fighters, and topple the Taliban.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 958.1047 STA

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 958.1047 STA

Stanton, Doug.

Summary: Following 9/11, a small band of Special Forces soldiers secretly entered Afghanistan and rode to war on horseback against the Taliban. Outnumbered forty to one, they pursued the enemy across the mountains and captured the strategic city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Bone-weary, they were welcomed by throngs of overjoyed Afghans in the streets. Then the action took an unexpected turn: the Horse Soldiers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 958.1047 STA

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 958.1047 STA

Tyson, Ann

Summary: "Veteran war correspondent Ann Scott Tyson first met Special Forces Major James Gant and heard about his battle renown when he was awarded the Silver Star several years ago. Soon after, in October, 2009, Gant rocked the US military establishment with hispaper "One Tribe at a Time," an incendiary criticism of what he considered a gaping hole in U.S. strategy: The failure to engage Afghanistan's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 GANT, JAMES TYS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 TYS

Grenier, Robert (Robert L.)

Summary: The First American-Afghan War, a CIA war, was approved by President George W. Bush and directed by the author, Robert Grenier, the CIA station chief in Islamabad. Forging separate alliances with warlords, Taliban dissidents, and Pakistani Intelligence, Grenier launched the “southern campaign,” orchestrating the final defeat of the Taliban and Hamid Karzai’s rise to power in eighty-eight chaotic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1 GRE

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Kaleb has always looked up to his older stepbrother, Luke, in snowboarding and everything else, so when Luke is wounded in Afghanistan Kaleb is devastated--and to honor his brother he is set on competing on the difficult slopestyle course.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Maddox 2015

Carpenter, Kyle

Summary: November 21, 2010. U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter was posted atop a building in violent Helmand Province, Afghanistan, when an enemy grenade skittered toward him and fellow Marine Nick Eufrazio. Without hesitation, Carpenter jumped on the grenade, saving Eufrazio but sacrificing himself. Severely wounded, it took dozens of surgeries and almost three years to reconstruct his body--...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAR

Luttrell, Marcus.

Summary: On a clear night in June 2005, four Navy SEALs left their Afghanistan base for the Pakistani border on a mission to capture or kill a notorious al Qaeda leader. This is the story of fire team leader Marcus Luttrell and that desperate battle in the mountains. It is the story of the teammates who fought ferociously beside him until he was the last one left. And it is the story of how, badly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 958.104 LUT

Morgan, Wesley

Summary: "When we think of the war in Afghanistan, chances are we're thinking of a small, remote corner of the country where American military action has been concentrated: the Pech and its tributary valleys in Kunar and Nuristan provinces. The rugged, steep terrain and thick forests made the region a natural hiding spot for targets in the American war on terror, from Osama bin Laden to the Islamic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 MOR

Stanton, Doug

Summary: Documents the post-September 11 mission during which a small band of Special Forces soldiers captured the strategic Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif as part of an effort to defeat the Taliban, in a dramatic account that includes testimonies by Afghanistan citizens whose lives were changed by the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1047 STA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1047 STA

Stanton, Doug.

Summary: Doug Stanton tells the astonishing story of twelve U.S. soldiers who rode horses into Afghanistan immediately following 9/11 to defeat the Taliban.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 958.1047 STA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 958.1047 STA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 958.1047 Sta

Summary: Documents the stories of American men and women who heeded the call for military service in Afghanistan and Iraq and the challenges they faced upon their return home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRO

Souter, Janet

Summary: "The story of these two conflicts is told in an accessible way for young readers" -- p. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carlton Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 956.7044 SOU

Ellis, Deborah

Summary: "Deborah Ellis traveled to Afghanistan to find out how the kids of Kabul are faring."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 ELL

Summary: From his embed with US Marines Echo Company in Afghanistan, photojournalist and filmmaker Danfung Dennis reveals the devastating impact a Taliban machine-gun bullet has on the life of 25-year-old Sergeant Nathan Harris. The film seamlessly transitions from stunning war reportage to an intimate portrait of one man's personal struggle at home in North Carolina, where Harris confronts the physical...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HEL

Sileo, Tom.

Summary: "Four weeks after Navy SEALs had killed Osama bin Laden, President Obama stood in Arlington National Cemetery to deliver his Memorial Day address. He extolled the heroism and sacrifice of the two men buried side by side in the graves before him: Travis Manion, a fallen US Marine, and Brendan Looney, a fallen US Navy SEAL. Although they were killed three years apart, one in Iraq and one in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 SIL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 SIL

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